Family time at the Y is about giving families as a unit, and as individuals, the opportunities to deepen relationships, develop new skills and interests, improve their health and well-being, and connect to the community.

Family Time Programs & Events – September & October 2017

Parent/Child Story & Craft

Open to all ages.

Join us for a fun morning of books and crafts with other Y friends and families! This family program is offered every week at the times listed below. No advance registration required. Just stop by!

WED 10:30-11:15 am, Downtown Branch Cafe
THU 11:30 am-12:00 pm, Pleasant Street Branch

Free for Y Members

Family Workout Sessions

Ages 8 and older.

Meet our trainer in the fitness center for a special workout designed for parents and kids to do together! This program is offered every week at the times below. No advance registration required. Drop-in when you can!

TUE 6:15-7:00 pm, Pleasant Street Branch
WED 6:45-7:30 pm, Downtown Branch

Free for Y Members

Grandparents Swim

Y Members are invited to bring their grandchildren (or their grandparents) for a fun swim together at the Downtown Branch. Your grand can come along for free as your guest!

SUN 1:00-3:00 pm, Downtown Branch
SAT 4:00-6:00 pm, Pleasant Street Branch

Free to Y Members and their grand guest.


Family Swim

Enjoy some quality time being active in the pool with your family! All ages are welcome. Family Swim is included in your Y Membership. Non-Members may join in the fun by purchasing a Day Pass.

Downtown Branch Family Swim Times

MON 11 am-12pm / 1:35-4:30 pm / 7-9 pm
TUE 11 am-12 pm / 1:35-6:30 pm / 8:15-9 pm
WED 11 am-12 pm / 1:35-4:30 pm / 7-9 pm
THU 11 am-12 pm / 1:35-4:30 pm / 7-9 pm
FRI 10 am-12 pm / 1:35-9 pm
SAT 12-7:30 pm
SUN 12-7:30 pm

Pleasant Street Branch Family Swim Times

MON 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 2-6 pm
TUE 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 8-9:30 pm
WED 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 2-4:30 pm / 8-9:30 pm
THU 11:30 am-12:15 pm / 8:30-9:30 pm
FRI 12-12:45 pm / 2-4:30 pm / 6:15-9:30 pm
SAT 1:30-7:30 pm
SUN 10:30 am-3:30 pm

Birthday Parties

Invite your friends to jump, splash, twist, tumble, and play with a fun, active party at the Y!

The Y has a variety of parties to keep all the kids on your invitation list happy! All parties are two hours, including a one-hour activity and one hour in our party room. The fee includes invitations and a party coordinator to run the activities and help out in the party room.

Plus, the birthday boy or girl gets a special gift from the Y!

$175 Y Member / $225 Program Participant
($50 deposit due at registration to reserve your party.)
Please note that different parties have participant limits. You may bring extra guests for an additional fee.

For parties at the Downtown Branch: 508-222-7422
For parties at the Pleasant Street Branch or Norton Outdoor Center: 508-226-7700

Pool Party

All ages. Celebrate your next birthday with a great time of playing pool games and splashing around with friends! Games and relay races can be arranged or have free swim time. Depending on ages and swim ability, adults may need to be in the water with kids.

Location: Downtown Branch and Pleasant Street Branch

Gymnastics Party

Ages 3-12. Spend your birthday jumping, tumbling, and having tons of fun on the gymnastic equipment with the Y’s coaches! Limit of 14 guests.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Dance Birthday Party

Ages 3-12. What’s your dream dance party? Choose from one of our favorite dance themes or create your own! All of our dance parties include party games, crafts and of course, dancing! Limit of 14 guests.

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

Super Sports / Camp Games

Ages 5-12. Bring your active party outside! Choose your favorite sport or opt for a series of field games on our expansive sports fields. After a great game, move the party to one of our outdoor pavilions or our inside party room. (April-October)

Location: Norton Outdoor Center

Summer Pool Party

All ages. Get ready for a splashing good time at our beautiful outdoor pool! Then let the fun continue in our party pavilion. Depending on the age and swim ability, adults may need to be in the water with the kids (June 15-August 31)

Location: Norton Outdoor Center

Ropes Course Adventure Party

Ages 8-14. Young adventurers can have the party of a lifetime up in the trees of our outdoor recreational facility. Activities may include an obstacle course race, team challenges on our intermediate ropes course, or some high-flying adventures from our 45-foot double trapeze jump. (April-October. 3-hour party. Limit of 12 participants. Ropes course party fees: $250 Y Member / $350 Non-Member)

Location: Norton Outdoor Center